Constitution Hall - Bleeding Kansas Series

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Constitution Hall - Bleeding Kansas Series

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm, Sundays

Our popular Bleeding Kansas series returns in 2013.  This series is open to the public. $3 suggested donation. Constitution Hall State Historic Site is located at 319 Elmore, Lecompton. Call 785-887-6520 for more information.

Schedule of presenters and topics (PDF)

January 27  “James Henry Lane: Popular Sovereignty
Advocate for Territorial Kansas” Donna Devlin,
educator and historian, Smith Center (Kansas)
Public Schools

February 3  “A Few Words in Figures: Breaking John Brown
Jr.’s Civil War Cipher” Bill Hoyt, historian and
author, Pittsburg State University

February 10 “Kansas’ First Territorial Elections & the
Lecompton Constitution” a “Kansas Day”
program by Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State

February 17 “The Big Divide: A Complete Guide to Historic
and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border
Region” Diane Eickhoff & Aaron Barnhart, authors
(book signing to follow talk)

February 24 “Bleeding Kansas: The Real Start of the Civil War”
Robert C. Jones, author and President, Kennesaw
(Georgia) Historical Society (book signing to
follow talk)